Help on which chickens lay the largest eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crzychicken, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi BYC I need some help. I will be ordering 10 new chicks this spring can you tell me which chicken will lay the largest brown eggs ? Thanks
     
  2. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

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  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out the hendersons chicken breeding chart

    www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks

    This will give you lots of info about all the chickens . their nature color of eggs and characteristics and even their temperment. Oh the size of eggs and egg laying prowess. Jean
     
  4. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Commercial crosses will lay the largest and most eggs.I would suggest the Isa Brown
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My Marans lay the largest most of the time.
     
  6. warren

    warren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Old hens lay the largest eggs. My oldest is 3 and her eggs just get bigger and bigger.
     
  7. Bugdude

    Bugdude Out Of The Brooder

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  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    would have to buff orpington's too - I have one that is laying and hers are always jumbo size.
     
  9. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    my black sex links give me the biggest eggs
     
  10. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the suggestion youBYC people are so helpful. I would love some dark egg layers, wyandotte and I thinks I'll also get black sex link or NHR
     

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